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  • I have WordPress is installed at

    I have pointing to through an A record and setting it as a server alias under in my hosting account.

    I added custom links for all my pages. So, for instance, is the same as

    I understand that moving my domain to to would fix this issue, making all permalinks under linking.

    I’ve never moved a WordPress site before, and I really think I would break something. I’m not good with backups, and I don’t know how I would restore a site, short of asking my host to restore a back up. Unless someone has an explicit, fool proof way of showing me how to safely move my site, (honestly, I would love this) please help me find another solution.

    Point is, I want to know if there’s a work around, so that my post permalinks will display links as, instead of

    I tried using “Page Links To” plug in, and it works with pages, but I get a 301 redirect loop when I try to make any post prefixed with Same happens when I set the post to a relative link.

    Any ideas on how to accomplish this?

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  • Thanks for responding WPyogi. I know of that tutorial. I do have a question about it that has prevented me from attempting this.

    Do I need to create a new database, copy and import it to the new site and database or should everything work fine after moving wordpress? It is on the same server.

    Sorry, I’m having a hard time understanding how there isn’t more to it…

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